Upcoming Events:

Farm Transition and Financial Planning Workshops (Franklin)

  • June 18, 2019 - Transition or Exiting
  • June 25, 2019 — Tax Laws/ Gifting/More
  • July 2, 2019 — Grain Marketing
  • July 29 — QuickBooks Training
  • TBA—Value Added
  • TBA—Appraisals

July 7-11
Southeast Dairy Youth Retreat
Registration Deadline:
June 6

July 12, 2019
VA Dairy Expo, Blackstone

July 2019
Summer Workshops Rockingham (TBA)

July 31, 2019
Mental Health First Aid Class
Virginia Tech

August 1, 2019
Virginia Colored Breed Show and District Holstein Show

August 2, 2019
Farm Safety Day

August 2, 2019
Dairy Farmer Appreciation Dinner, Rockingham County Fairgrounds

August 3, 2019
Virginia Holstein Show

What's New:

Link to 2019 July/August Dairy Pipeline Newsletter

June 2019 Dairy Pipeline image

Check out Dr. Ferreira's latest video! (Spanish version is below.)

Loading player for https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SwPkJ2koclg&feature=youtu.be...
Loading player for https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7J1fm9xhCM8&feature=youtu.be...

Current Dairy Industry Stats


As of 06/30/19--
VA DHI cows: 38,798
VA DHI herds: 195
VA DHI average herd size: 199

June 2019
Herd Summary
 

Virginia March 2019 mailbox price: $17.30
more mailbox prices...

May 2019--
US cows: 9,333,000
VA cows: 76,000
 

VA dairy herds as of
February 2019--
    Cow: 493
    Goat: 15
    Sheep: 1

    VA Herd Distribution